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855 Sixth Avenue

Revealed: 855 Sixth Avenue

YIMBY has the first full reveal for Durst’s 855 Sixth Avenue, where Cook + Fox is the design architect; on-site renderings have been up for quite some time, but until now, the actual tower’s appearance was hidden….

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123-127 Boerum Street above the blue dot, overhead shot by Bing Maps

Permits Filed: 123-127 Boerum Street

East Williamsburg was subject to heavy development pressure during the last market cycle, but the area’s semi-industrial pre-war building stock — as well as losses due to urban decline — means that there are still many buildable…

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268 Bay Ridge Avenue (vacant lot in center), overhead shot from Bing Maps

Permits Filed: 268 Bay Ridge Avenue

In 2005, old timers in the neighborhood and the Department of City Planning, led by Amanda Burden, tried desperately to stamp out development in Bay Ridge. Virtually the entire neighborhood was downzoned, arresting the natural…

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